crinkle root
crinkle root crinkle root, crinkleroot crinkleroot . a North American herb ({Dentaria diphylla}) with pungent scaly or toothed roots; -- called also {toothwort}.

Syn: pepper root, toothwort, {Cardamine diphylla}, {Dentaria diphylla}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • crinkle root — noun North American herb with pungent scaly or toothed roots • Syn: ↑crinkleroot, ↑crinkle root, ↑pepper root, ↑toothwort, ↑Cardamine diphylla, ↑Dentaria diphylla • Hypernyms: ↑bittercress, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • crinkle-root — noun North American herb with pungent scaly or toothed roots • Syn: ↑crinkleroot, ↑crinkle root, ↑pepper root, ↑toothwort, ↑Cardamine diphylla, ↑Dentaria diphylla • Hypernyms: ↑bittercress, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • root — ab·scess·root; al·oe·root; al·root; al·um·root; amy·root; arrow·root; bab·root; beth·root; big·root; che·root; clove·root; cos·tus·root; crinkle·root; dis·root; ed·dy·root; en·root; pi·root; root·age; root; root·ed·ly; root·ed·ness; root·ery;… …   English syllables

  • Crinkle — Crin kle (kr[i^][ng] k l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crinkled} ( k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crinkling} ( kl[i^]ng).] [A dim., fr. the root of cringe; akin to D. krinkelen to wind or twist. Cf. {Cringle}, {Cringe}.] To form with short turns, bends, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pepper root — noun North American herb with pungent scaly or toothed roots • Syn: ↑crinkleroot, ↑crinkle root, ↑crinkle root, ↑toothwort, ↑Cardamine diphylla, ↑Dentaria diphylla • Hypernyms: ↑bittercress, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • crinkleroot — crinkle·root …   English syllables

  • Cardamine diphylla — crinkle root crinkle root, crinkleroot crinkleroot . a North American herb ({Dentaria diphylla}) with pungent scaly or toothed roots; called also {toothwort}. Syn: pepper root, toothwort, {Cardamine diphylla}, {Dentaria diphylla}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crinkleroot — crinkle root crinkle root, crinkleroot crinkleroot . a North American herb ({Dentaria diphylla}) with pungent scaly or toothed roots; called also {toothwort}. Syn: pepper root, toothwort, {Cardamine diphylla}, {Dentaria diphylla}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dentaria diphylla — crinkle root crinkle root, crinkleroot crinkleroot . a North American herb ({Dentaria diphylla}) with pungent scaly or toothed roots; called also {toothwort}. Syn: pepper root, toothwort, {Cardamine diphylla}, {Dentaria diphylla}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dentaria diphylla — crinkle root crinkle root, crinkleroot crinkleroot . a North American herb ({Dentaria diphylla}) with pungent scaly or toothed roots; called also {toothwort}. Syn: pepper root, toothwort, {Cardamine diphylla}, {Dentaria diphylla}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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